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Projects

Trueque

Karla Despradel (2017)

“A program that leverages insights from behavioral science, education and design, to help youth in the Dominican Republic stay in school and out of trouble.”

Guardians of the Ocean Club

Parppim Pimmaratana (2018) An in-school program that inspires children to rescue beloved ocean species by reducing plastic trash, and through them, to influence adults to do the same. Process Paper: (PDF)

Moms Make Books

Amanda Finuccio (2018) A bookmaking workshop for mothers with children between ages 4 and 12 who want sexual health development to begin at home, and include the messages and values they want to impart to their children. Process Paper: (PDF)

Time In

Jade Broomfield (2017)

“A program to counteract colorism in elementary schools using mindfulness to break the pattern of discouragement, lack of confidence and stereotyping.”

Get to Know

Mohammed Al-Thani (2017)

“In a country reliant on a declining oil industry, a program to open young students’ minds to career opportunities in science and research and connect them to mentors and relevant education.”

Karaoke Club

Carmen Lopez (2017) and Irene Rojas (2017)

“An alternative space for people who are already taking classes to practice English through music.”

Lugaty (My Language)

Sara Al Kuwari (2017)

“Educational materials for helping children of Arab expat families maintain their native language fluency and avoid communication challenges while temporarily residing in the U.S.”

Boiling Down

Ivan Boscariol (2016)

“Boiling down is an after school program that builds healthier relationships in middle schools through cooking.”

Common Bond

Lauren Gardner (2016) and Caroline McAndrews (2016)

“A method for educators to engage parents in protecting diversity, both in and out of the classroom.”

Art Pact

by Azmina Alimohd

“Art Pact supports teachers reaching across disciplines and contexts, to increase the possibilities of creativity in the classroom.”

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